Alpenglow by Faye Kennington
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Alpenglow

Knitting
August 2017
DK (11 wpi) ?
23 stitches and 26 rows = 4 inches
in stranded stockinette using US 6 (4mm) needles; in the round.
US 4 - 3.5 mm
US 6 - 4.0 mm
231 yards (211 m)
The finished hat is 191⁄2 (221⁄4)”/ 49.5 (56.5)cm around and 101⁄2 (101⁄2)”/ 26.6 (27)cm deep.
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A mountain range and snowshoe motif make a colourful hat fit for a day in the alpine.

This slouchy hat is worked in the round from the ribbed brim to the crown. Decrease rows are worked into single colour rest rows between charted stranded sections.

The finished hat is 191⁄2 (221⁄4)”/ 49.5 (56.5)cm around and 101⁄2 (101⁄2)”/ 26.6 (27)cm deep.

Materials:
Yarn: Polka Dot Sheep Stumptown DK, 100% Superwash Merino Wool, 212m/231y; 3.5 oz/ 100g. 25g of each MC, CC1, CC2, CC3. Colours used for sample hats shown in chart to the lower right.

Tools:
US 6 (4mm) 16”/40cm circular and double pointed needles or needle size if necessary to obtain gauge. US 4 (3.5mm) 16”/40cm circular, or size smaller than larger needle; stitch marker; tapestry needle.

Gauge:
23 sts/26 rows over 4”/10cm in stranded stockinette using US 6 (4mm) needles.

Abbreviations:
CC – Contrast Colour
K – Knit
K2tog – Knit 2 together
MC – Main Colour
P – Purl
Rep – Repeat
Rnd(s) – Round(s)
St(s) – Stitch(es)